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  1. A

    Did I make the right choice??

    So I'm gonna so the typical " tell your story " thing, but first a little about me. I'm a 23 year old female who walks alot and has a job where I stand and walk quite a bit.. any way the story... About two weeks ago it had snowed and I fell down every step of my porch on to the concrete. During...
  2. M

    Anything Helps

    Hi all....about two weeks ago I noticed some tailbone pain, nothing too bad but it did sometimes wake me up in the middle of the night. I do work out regularly but it did not seem to hurt when I worked out or did much of anything I just noticed a constant throbbing. I told my mom and she said...
  3. K

    This is my 6th recurrence in 4 years....idk what to do.

    I was 20 when I got my first pilonidal cyst. I remember one day starting to feel pain at the very top of my butt crack. I literally typed in, pain at top of butt crack and starting reading through all the articles. I found one that talked about a pilonidal cyst. All the symptoms lined up with...
  4. R

    Possibly Found A Way To Manage?? HELP!

    I am a 24 year old female currently suffering my third pilonidal cyst. I am a healthy weight and not hairy. First one was 7 months ago and was the worst pain I've ever had. Occurred after a 12 mile bike ride. I ended up bursting it myself by just squeezing it because I knew nothing about what...
  5. A

    PLEASE HELP ME!!!

    Hello all I am a 19 year old otherwise healthy guy in the UK that has been suffering with a Pilonidal sinus since I was 14. Four months ago I decided enough was enough and decided to have surgery. I had a closed excision procedure done and had stitches removed after two weeks. Healing went well...
  6. C

    Never had - cyst or pilo? Please anyone help

    Hi, I am a 27 year old female. About a month ago I started to exercise to lose weight and running 2 miles about 3/4 days a week and floor exercises (in the garage) but used a yoga mat plus ab mat after discovering the yoga mat was not enough cushion due to concrete floors. A couple weeks or so...
  7. L

    Help!!!

    I was wondering if anyone could tell me how long until they could sit comfortably I’m 8 weeks out of surgery and it is very uncomfortable sitting
  8. Thatgirlthere

    Need help on what to do

    Hello.. I am new here and just have some questions... I had my cyst surgically removed 1 year & 7 months ago.... during surgery half of the cyst was infected so I had a drain tube in the 1st week of my surgery. This has been the worst since I had surgery. The area constantly hurts when I sit for...
  9. G

    Muscle spasms after surgery, HELP

    I’m an 18 y/o male who’s in his sixth day after getting an open-wound pilonidal cyst surgery. I need urgent help. I’ve been getting these sudden spasms in my injury (tailbone area) since my gauze was packed for the first time. Today, those spasms are the worst because whenever I’m relaxed and...
  10. L

    I'm thinking taking the Cleft Lift route, have a couple questions..

    Hi again, I recently made a post about what I've been going through. I have my doctors appointment tomorrow for the check up a week after the lancing I just had, it had to be packed for 4-5 days, after that it couldn't really be packed anymore. Its basically back to feeling gone and what not...
  11. L

    I'm so tired of it coming back, but I'm scared. What do I do? (Long)

    Hi. As I'm typing this I'm laying on my side on the couch, feeling a good amount of pressure and pain from the same spot as usual. The stupid thing came back again. I've had it come back maybe 4-6 times, maybe even a time or two more, since I was 17. I'm 22 now. I've only had it lanced, every...
  12. M

    My Story

    Hello my name is Mike and I am 25 living in NYC. I have always had a weird pain in my tailbone but after a day it would go away. I am a hairy guy and average weight, currently changed my lifestyle to keto 9 months ago. October of 2017 I had a bad pain in my tailbone region, I couldn't figure out...
  13. D

    Give me your thoughts from personal experience or professional expertise, thank you.

    I would like the thoughts of people that have been through this or have dealt with this professionally. Thank you. I’m a 17 yr old male. So, on Friday, May 18, I felt this pain in my tailbone that I’d experienced before in my life once or twice and usually went away the next day. It was hurting...
  14. A

    Debating surgery... Help!!?

    I’m finally completely fed up with my polinidal cyst. I am planning on calling a surgeon soon and booking an appointment to discuss my options regarding the cyst. From what I understand there are multiple ways to deal with the cyst, such as just draining it and packing it, to full on removing...
  15. Emmaaa

    leaflets?

    hellooo, so I've had a this for 4 and a half years now, I'm actually currently in hospital now ( been here for 2 weeks) and I'm 19 and also a illustration student. I wanted to ask and discuss an idea` I had. for all the long term people who have suffered with this for years, basically stepping...
  16. S

    Recurrence or surgery wound opening?

    I had surgery for my pilonidal sinus a little over a month ago and the procedure was endoscopic repair.I went to the nurse who checked the wound about a week and a half ago and they said it was fully healed.I have recently noticed that there is a tiny slit (1/4cm) along the scar line.I have a...
  17. S

    First Time Lancing

    Hi y'all! I'll give some background - if you're not interested, I'll list questions at the end. PLEASE help me out with them. I'm a 20 year old female. I first experienced discomfort in my tailbone area in November 2015 and believed it to be just a bruised tailbone. I felt a tiny bump at one...
  18. C

    Not sure what to do anymore.

    Hi all, I just found this form while searching Google for help. Since 2009 I've been dealing with a very large and painful pilonidal cyst. It's internal, no visible bump or anything at all. It was first discoverd after I went to the ER in pain, unable to walk. It was the size of a grapefruit...
  19. A

    Tips to ease inflammation and pain? (And a history of my cyst...)

    Hi there. I just recently joined these forums after coming across the website while researching topics about polinidal cysts. If you all don’t mind, I’ll give a quick background to my whole issue. (If you are not interested, feel free to skip through it). I am currently only 17 years old. I’ve...
  20. S

    Do lancings need to be packed?

    Hello, I am a new user looking for some help. I went to the doctor today and she cut open the abscess and pushed and squeezed and gave me 6 numbing shots. It was very painful but not as much as I thought it would be. The doctor turned to the nurse and asked for packing. The nurse started...
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